St. Paul Lutheren Church & School

ST. PAUL PRAYER LIST   –   Week of March 24, 2024

1.     We pray for those celebrating birthdays this week: Vivian Goodwin, John Poff, & David Schwinn. Happy Birthday!                          

                   * Psalm 104:33 – “I will sing praise to my God as long as I live!”

2.   We lift up our loved ones with health concerns:

+ Anna Foster (tests: nothing new, minor growth; consulting a radiology oncologist; PET-Scan Tuesday)
+ Nacho Nelson (further scans this week to determine broken wrist, or not, following auto accident)

+ Del Housworth (preparing for total right knee replacement on April 3 … in time for Alaska Mission Trip!)

+ Rick Ernzen (continues antibiotics at home for treatment of a bacterial respiratory infection)

+ Marilyn Miller (friend of Genters, on home Hospice; cancer has metastasized to pancreas and liver)

+ Mandy Wagenknecht (niece of Diane Curry, recovering well following successful kidney stone surgery)

+ Melissa Scarinzi (cousin of Diane Curry, will begin chemo following recent double-mastectomy)

+ Oscar Feldman (who continues to decline in his overall health)

+ Janet Jackson-Knight (will undergo an outpatient urological procedure tomorrow)

+ Ivey Harris (continues PT at Ascension Via Christi Rehab in Wichita after recent hip surgery)

+ Skip Foster (Spencer’s dad, at the diagnosis of mesothelioma, struggling with fluid retention)

+ Dennis Regnier (Barbara’s brother, returned home Tuesday as he continues to recover from stroke)

+ Katie Young (Brenda Goebel’s neighbors’ daughter, on dialysis, awaits kidney donor for transplant)

+ those in Hospice Care: Martha Parrett, Rus Schaefer

and those who battle cancer: Jessica Abbott; Shani Blagg; Clifford Burk; Karen Curto; Gary Davenport; Daryl Doughty; Jill Duran; Sharon Elbrecht; Nancy Garrison; Georgeann Geis; David Goebel; Terrence Gonzalez; Twila Haecker; Lori Hall; Pat Haskins; Carrie Hazen; Sophie Hicks; Donna Humble; David Keesbury; Linda Koenig; David Kraxner; Megan Langley; John Lemons; Debbie Lober; Caleb Pierce; Paul Prentiss; David Schwinn; Carol Spaeth; Ruby Stotsmeister; Carrie Ann Swaim; Jerry Thompson; Linette Wilson; Dave Wiseman; James Woodard; sister-in-law of friend of Joey & Janice Denney

*James 5:16 – “Pray for each other, so that you may be healed.”

3.   We seek the Lord’s blessing for: … Larry Nance, at the death of his wife, Joan, including their children: Pat, Stacey, Donnie & Diana (and their families); …  Dawn Bristow, friend of Cindy Hammons, at the death of her brother,  Dean Voelker (Cindy formerly taught with their parents, Frank & Carolyn Voelker); … our Confirmands – Mitchell Foster, Maggie Sloop, Chase & Owen Watkins – as they Confirm the baptismal vows spoken for them as infants.

* Genesis 28:3 – “May God almighty bless you!”

4.   We raise up the ministry of the Gospel: … our March “Mission of the Month” – supporting the PTL’s School “Read-A-Thon” as students earn funds for special school projects (your donations already total $547); … our Call Committee, as they continue their work toward developing a Call List for an Associate Pastor – we also pray for similar work at two of our Circuit congregations: Trinity/Leavenworth & Risen Savior/Basehor; … our SPLCS ministries – in addition to our School: our Stephen Ministers, Paul’s Buffet & the 7th Street Feast, BackPack Buddies, our FaceBook Livestream, Feast & Fellowship, the Alaska Mission Team, the various “Missions of the Month” (and more) – that the Lord would use us and all that we do as a congregation to bring people to know His saving grace. 

    * Romans 1:16 – “The gospel … is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.”

5.     We pray for our Nation & others: … for those who serve in government and the Armed Forces; … for Israel, under attack from Muslim Hamas; and the Ukrainians under war raged by Russia (that both Jews & Muslims, as-well-as atheistic Communists, would find peace by faith in the Prince of Peace); … for our Christian brothers and sisters worldwide, many of whom are suffering persecution for their faith.

* Psalm 121:8 – “The Lord will watch over your coming and going, both now and forevermore.”